Libo Liang

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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of workplace violence that Chinese nurses have encountered, identify risk factors and provide a basis for future targeted interventions. SETTING Heilongjiang, a province in northeast China. METHODS A cross-sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS A total of 588 nurses provided data. There were also in-depth interviews with(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors of physical violence in Chinese township hospitals. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was used in a sample of 442 general practitioners and 398 general nurses from 90 township hospitals located in Heilongjiang province, China (response rate = 84.8%). RESULTS A total of 106 of the 840 (12.6%)(More)
The study's objectives were to: 1) use social support theory to examine factors influencing healthcare workers' opinions about workplace violence (WPV) prevention strategies, and 2) to determine the types of support that general practitioners (GPs) and general nurses sought and expected to use after WPV exposure. A cross-sectional survey was used to assess(More)
Workplace violence in Chinese township hospitals is a major public health problem. We identified the risk factors of healthcare workers' worry about experiencing workplace violence in 90 Chinese township hospitals and determined specific measures for differing stages of violence (based on crisis management theory). Participants were 440 general(More)
OBJECTIVE This article aims to identify factors that shape the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of community residents in China's Heilongjiang province towards emergency preparedness. Findings of such a study may provide evidence to support the development of effective public risk communication strategies and education campaigns. DESIGN A(More)
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